Mrs. S. had a pimpled face, which I believe arose from potation of ale.
But I suspect the water forms the best part of the potation.
"Try a glass of brandy," said Cutts, and he administered the potation.
Make the potation stronger with brandy as the night wears on.
"The influenza is stronger," replied Mrs. Portheris oracularly, and finished her second potation.
If the ...